Monday, May 31, 2010
The Greenpoint-Williamsburg CSA is looking for environmentally- conscious local bands to donate their talents to a fundraising concert showcase. The proceeds of the event will benefit the GWCSA's low- income fund.
Though the details are not finalized as they are dependant on the selected bands, the showcase will be held at Union Pool the afternoon/evening of Saturday, June 19 OR Sunday, June 20.
We are hoping to find bands that are members of the GWCSA (or another CSA,) are local to Greenpoint-Williamsburg, or have an interest in sustainable eating or a green lifestyle... any/all of the above!
The event will be heavily promoted in print and online media as well as through the GWCSA's own 625+ plus mailing list.
The Greenpoint-Williamsburg CSA's Low Income Fund provides subsidized farm shares to local low-income households, funds a revolving loan program for CSA members, partners with other neighborhood orgs to supply straight-from-the-farm veggies for healthy eating projects, sends quality produce to local soup kitchens, etc.
If you are interested in donating an approximately 30-minute set to this showcase or know a band that would be a good fit, please send an email titled "CONCERT" to firstname.lastname@example.org
Don't hesitate to be in touch if you'd like to get involved with this event in any way - any info or contacts are helpful as this is our first big fundraising effort.
Thanks for helping support the CSA's Low Income Fund with this exciting event!
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Saturday, May 29, 2010
Friday, May 28, 2010
PART-TIME DRIVER WANTED: WEDNESDAYS ONLY starting June 9 2010 each week until November 17, from approx 1:30pm-4 pm, to make one trip from Manhattan to Brooklyn and back to Manhattan. YOU DO NOT NEED TO BE A PROFESSIONAL DRIVER. THIS COULD BE A GREAT PART-TIME JOB FOR SOMEONE WHO OWNS A LARGE VAN OR SMALL BOX TRUCK, AND VEGGIES AND FRUIT (value $765 over the season) ARE INCLUDED AS WELL AS COMPENSATION.
Must have your own van or small box truck. You would go to 100th x West End, pick up empty plastic crates in a synagogue basement, load them yourself into your truck/van, drive to meet us in BROOKLYN (Greenpoint) at about 1:30pm every Wednesday, then we will load your truck/van with 30-40 crates of produce from our truck. You would then drive back to 100th x West End in Manhattan and unload it there YOURSELF with some help from the building janitors. Each produce crate weighs about 25 lbs.
- Compensation: $125/day plus free vegetables and fruit Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) share (value of $765+).
Garden of Eve Organic Farm